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Lunch and Learn Series Covers Topics From Fashion and Chili to Finances and Health

January 4, 2019, Adrian, MichiganWeber Retreat and Conference Center continues its popular Lunch and Learn Series with a variety of topics. The free series, open to the public, is from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Weber Center’s Common Room. 

Registration is not required, and all are welcome. Bring your lunch and enjoy drinks and desserts provided by Weber Center.

Topics and dates are as follows.

  • Keeping the Body in Line – Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Physical therapist Stephanie Simon speaks on the importance of body alignment and discusses how to achieve it.

  • Chili Cook-off – Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Bring your favorite chili and the recipe to share, savor samples by other participants, and help in the judging. The winner will receive bragging rights and a $25 gift card good for Weber Shop or Weber programs. 

  • Spring Fashions by LuLaRoe – Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Nicki Underwood, a LuLaRoe retailer, shares what’s new in spring fashions and colors.

  • Financially Securing Your Future – Monday, April 15, 2019. Ken Wyse and Tyler Wyse, of Skylight Financial Group in Sylvania, Ohio, offer tips on managing debt, protecting your family, and planning for retirement. 

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.


Siena Heights Religious Studies Faculty Explore Contemporary Themes of Theology

December 21, 2018 – Weber Retreat and Conference Center offers a three-part series of talks exploring contemporary themes of theology. Presented by faculty members of Siena Heights University’s Religious Studies Department, each of the three talks in the Siena Series begins at 1:30 p.m. at Weber Center.

The themes and dates of the talks are as follows:

  • “The Bible Says What?” Tuesday, February 5, 2019 – Professor Ian Bell explores issues raised by scriptural stories about women and shows how re-examining those stories can serve as a resource for the Church.
  • “The Problem with Providence,” Thursday, March 7, 2019 – Noting the common Christian belief in divine providence and the belief by some that God’s plan is not going well these days, Assistant Professor Wendy Crosby helps participants to understand how that providence might be leading them into action.
  • Catholicism in Crisis: Abuse, Accountability and Aspiration,” Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – Professor Joseph Raab discusses sexual abuse and the future of the Catholic Church in light of the “Me Too” Movement. [note title and date change]

The cost is $30 for the entire series or $10 for each individual talk. Registration is required and available at www.webercenter.org; click on “programs.” Registrations may also be made by contacting Weber Center at 517-266-4000 or webercenter@adriandominicans.org.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

 

 


 

 

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